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Nevada Desert, 6-5-42

Hoshida, George [ bio ]

Nevada Desert, 6-5-42
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drawing
H: 9.5 in, W: 6 in
watercolor
ink
paper
laminate

United States, June 5, 1942

(97.106.1Z)

Gift of June Hoshida Honma, Sandra Hoshida and Carole Hoshida Kanada

Description

2 drawings on paper, lined and laminated : ink, watercolor ; top image 3.5 x 5.125 in. bottom image 3.75 x 5.125 in., on sheet 9.5 x 6 in.

Ink drawings with watercolor in hues of brown, green, blue, black of train tracks through the Nevada desert and Salt Lake, Utah landscapes on June 5, 1942.
Top drawing depicts train tracks and power lines extending through Nevada desert toward mountains on right ; green brush on either side of tracks ; two small white buildings on left ; brown mountains in background under blue hued sky with light clouds ; black line border.
Bottom drawing of Salt Lake, Utah shows train tracks on stilts extending across a green-blue body of water towards brown mountains in distance under blue hued sky and white clouds ; two birds on water at right ; black line border.
Drawing 97.106.1Y on recto of same sheet.

Inscription
Written in black ink below top image: Nevada Desert, 6-5-42. Written in black ink below bottom image: Salt Lake, Utah, 6-5-42.

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